Compare 2008 BMW X5 vs 2008 Lincoln MKX

2008 BMW X5
2008 Lincoln MKX
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AWD 4-Door 3.0si
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
X5 AWD 4-Door 3.0si 17 23 $42,505 $46,200
X5 AWD 4-Door 4.8i 15 21 $50,415 $54,800
AWD 4-Door
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,505
$34,626
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,200
$37,590
Monthly Payment Estimate
$770 / month
$627 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 BMW X5 is better than ever, but could use more dramatic styling and an iDrive transplant. Lincoln has a long road back to regaining its status as a meaningful luxury brand, and the 2008 MKX is a step in the right direction.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
23 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle AWD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Third Head Room (in)
NA -
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.4 108.4
Third Shoulder Room (in)
NA -
Second Leg Room (in)
36.6 39.6
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 56.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
60.0 58.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Third Leg Room (in)
NA -
Second Head Room (in)
39.0 39.3
Third Hip Room (in)
NA -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.0 58.8
Front Leg Room (in)
40.0 40.7
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
191.1 186.5
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
69.5 67.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.0 64.9
Wheelbase (in)
115.5 111.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.1 75.8
Track Width, Front (in)
64.7 65.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.3 8.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
21.9 32.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
61.8 68.6
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 x 1.18 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 0.79 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 20.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 17.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42.0 38.6
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/55HR18 P245/60TR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/55HR18 P245/60TR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
600 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4982 4420
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 18 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 17 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 150
Engine
Displacement
3.0L/183 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
260 @ 6600 265 @ 6250
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System
- TBD - SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
225 @ 2750 250 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA 99C
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
23 22
Transmission
Trans Type
6 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.87 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA w/OD
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.40 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.34 2.87
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 3.39
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.14 1.41
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- TBD - NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.17 4.48
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.84
Summary
Vehicle Name
BMW X5 Lincoln MKX
Body Style
4 Door Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door SUV
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Integrated NA

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